Law enforcement officers are using the trucks to prevent vehicle attacks like the one in Charlottesville that killed one woman and injured several other people.
The elite athlete will likely finish the 26.2-mile course a little after noon ET. Although last year’s marathon went off safely, security is tight.
The twin bombings in 2013, carried out by Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with his older brother, Tamerlan, killed three people and left 264 others wounded. Seventeen of the counts can carry the death penalty.
A few polls following the twin bombings during the Boston Marathon paint a mixed picture of where the American public stands on privacy and security.
The Boston Marathon bombings “riveted most Americans” and seemed to “confirm the public’s long-held belief that occasional terrorist acts are to be expected,” the Pew Research Center says.
During a short statement to the country, President Obama promised to find out who perpetrated a bombing attack at the Boston Marathon this afternoon.
This newscast includes accounts of Alaska runners at the Boston Marathon.
Several Alaskans were near the finish line of the Boston marathon when two bombs exploded in the crowded finish area. No Alaskans are known to be among the three people killed and the more than 100 others who were injured. Forty-one Alaskans were registered to run Monday’s race and many had family members there to…
Two explosions rocked the finish line of the Boston Marathon this afternoon, leaving at least three dead and dozens injured, the Boston Police Department reports.